Entrepreneur Express Workshop

This workshop, conducted by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and hosted by the UMW Small Business Development Center is designed to help small business move to the next level by providing interactive discussion covering key elements of business practices, growth strategies and resources for economic growth!

Topics Covered:

  1. Creating a Business Plan
  2. Resources for financing available to small businesses and how to position the business for a loan
  3. Contracting with state and local government agencies and the steps necessary to position the business for bidding on solicitations.
  4. Marketing strategies for a small business in the startup or emerging phase of development.

Date: October 17th, 2017
Time: 9:00 am to Noon
Free event
Location: UMW SBDC 1125 Jefferson Davis Hwy Suite 400, Fredericksburg VA 22401
Information: contact the office at (540) 654-1383 for further assistance

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Speaker:
Courtney Mustin/ Business Servies Manager
Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

Biography:

courtney-mustinCourtney works with start-up and emerging, as well as established, small businesses to implement growth and development by teaching them how to conduct business with the Virginia state agencies which require their particular goods and services.

Prior to her association with the Commonwealth, Courtney owned three separate but affiliated businesses: Gulfstream Limousine Company, TransLink Corporation, and Metropolitan Taxicab Company dba The Richmond Connector.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Sweet Briar College, a master’s degree in Mathematics Education from UVA, and she completed the MBA program in marketing and finance at the University of Richmond.